Ever heard of a bride surprising her groom with a wedding? I’m not talking about little surprises the day of, like details or gifts he’s unaware of… I’m talking about the groom has no idea it’s actually his wedding day! Well, that’s exactly what Brittany did for Ryan – she planned a surprise wedding. Don’t […]


April 5, 2018

Brittany & Ryan – Surprise Gilbert Wedding


So, you made it. You purchased a DSLR and you’re going to be a photographer. It feels good, right? WRONG! It feels terrifying! I would know, I’ve been there before. It’s terrifying, but really exciting all at the same time! But, why so scary? Well that’s because usually when you first start out, you have […]


January 18, 2018

6 Uncommon Tips For New Photographers


It’s about to be 2018! Like, what?! When on earth did that happen? 2017 just flew by, and what a year it was! From getting to shoot my first destination session to dancing my way through every mitzvah and wedding reception, this past year has been a blast! “2017 just flew by, and what a […]

Engagements, Families, Maternity, Portraits, Weddings

December 31, 2017

Best of Arizona Wedding & Portrait Photography 2017


You know when you meet certain people and their joy is infectious? When you just can’t help but be in a good mood or smile when you are around them. The Joanes family are those kind of people. To say I had fun during their session would be an understatement. Not only did they have […]

Families, Portraits

December 27, 2017

Joanes Family – Mesa, Arizona


If I’m being honest, I don’t remember the first time I met Patrick or Kelly. Why do I not remember, you ask? Not because they aren’t memorable or anything like that, because they totally are awesome people! But, I don’t remember because I met them at one of my many Crossfit classes. And, as anyone […]

Families, Maternity, Portraits

December 7, 2017

Kelly & Patrick – Salt River Maternity Session


It was the perfect November evening in Arizona at South Mountain. No wind, temperatures in the low 80s, and a gorgeous sunset against a mountain backdrop. Amanda and Brandon pulled up looking adorable. I was so excited to meet them and get them in front of the camera. As we made our way up the […]

Families, Portraits

December 6, 2017

Amanda & Brandon – Romantic Couples Session at South Mountain


Earlier this year, my hubby and I went to Hawaii on vacation. A few months before we left, I had fallen in love with the work of a photographer on based out of Oahu – Sunny Golden. So, the month before my trip I decided to book a session for us. I figured, not only […]


November 7, 2017

Hannah & Josh – Papago Park Engagement Session


I used to think meeting people online was such an odd concept. Nothing against those who online date or use networking apps, because let’s be honest, there are a ton of great people out there online!¬†Actually, one of my favorite uncles met my aunt on and they’ve been married 15+ years! I know it […]

Head Shots, Portraits

October 19, 2017

Demi’s Arizona Weekend


It’s been one month since one of my best friends moved to London. Not London, Ohio…. London, England! Exactly one month later and it’s been tough. Not being able to call her whenever I want (thanks to that pesky 8 hour time difference), or have girls nights, or go on lunch dates has been really […]

Lifestyle, Personal, Travel

October 13, 2017

Girls Weekend – Omni Scottsdale Montelucia

Bride & Groom


The day was beautiful. Handmade decorations were carefully laid out through the Lake House at The Windmill Winery, the weather was a perfect October day in Arizona, and the bride and groom were surrounded by some of the kindest people I’ve ever met. “There was an extra special sentiment that was with me throughout the […]


October 11, 2017

Whitney & Ryan – Romantic Lake House Wedding at The Windmill Winery